Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based musician and music journalist. He is the author of two books: 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar' and 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx.' He has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio and radio all over North America. Whitaker is also very involved in animal rescue.
Don Felder and Johnny Depp Join Alice Cooper Onstage — Pic of the Week
Former Eagles guitarist Don Felder and actor/musician Johnny Depp joined legendary shock rocker Alice Cooper onstage this past Saturday night (Dec. 8) as part of his eighth annual Christmas Pudding show in Phoenix, Ariz.
New Music Releases – December 2012
It's beginning to look a lot like Kissmas -- er, that is, Christmas -- and the New Music Releases for December 2012 list means that classic rock releases are winding down for the year. December is always a light month for new music, but that doesn't mean there aren't still some great stocking stuffe…
Jimi Hendrix Interviews and Reviews Documented in New Book
Jimi Hendrix may be one of the most exhaustively chronicled performers in rock music history, but a new book aims for a fresh angle on the legendary guitarist, whose life has been mythologized to the point where it often overshadows his music.
Van Halen Reschedule Dates for Summer 2013
Van Halen fans around the world wound up being disappointed when the group cut their tour in support of their recent album 'A Different Kind of Truth' short after guitarist Eddie Van Halen underwent emergency surgery. But things appear to be looking up, as the band have booked three new da…
Wings and Joe Cocker Guitarist Henry McCullough in Critical Condition After Heart Attack
Musician Henry McCullough, who played with Paul McCartney in Wings in the early '70s and has also worked with famed blues belter Joe Cocker, is in critical condition after suffering a heart attack on Tuesday (Nov. 6).
Neal Schon’s Got No Time for Haters: ‘Get a Job and Get a Life’
Neal Schon has earned a number of accolades during his long career in Journey, but in a new interview the guitarist says he's not that interested in resting on his laurels, preferring to look to the future.
Wolfgang Van Halen May Join Tremonti Permanently
It looks like Wolfgang Van Halen's side gig might be getting a little less part time. In a new interview, Creed and Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti says he'd like to see the young bassist join his band permanently.
Neil Young Becomes a Twitter Sensation
Legendary rocker Neil Young might not be the first guy you'd think of in terms of social media trendsetters, and with cheerful little ditties like 'The Needle and the Damage Done,' he might not make anyone's list of the funniest guys in the music business, either. But the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer…
Jimmy Page Working on New Music
It's been quite a while since Jimmy Page fans have had any new studio music from the reclusive musician, but it looks like the wait may be almost over. In a new interview, the groundbreaking Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin guitarist reveals that he is working on some new music that could possibly se…
Doobie Brothers Releasing ‘Let the Music Play’ Documentary on Nov. 13
The Doobie Brothers have enjoyed more than four decades of hit records and world tours, and now the group will chronicle their musical adventures in a new documentary. 'Let the Music Play' is slated for release on DVD, Blu-ray and digital video on Nov. 13 via Eagle Rock Entertainment.
Peter Frampton Documenting FCA! 35 Tour With New Release
Grammy-winning guitarist Peter Frampton celebrated the 35th anniversary of his seminal live album 'Frampton Comes Alive!' with a tour in 2011 and again with select dates in 2012. Now the legendary musician will document those shows with the release of 'FCA! 35 Tour: An Evening With Pe…
Rolling Stones 2012 Tour Tickets on Sale This Weekend?
The Rolling Stones are performing select dates in 2012 in celebration of their 50th anniversary, and tickets for several of the concerts will reportedly go on sale beginning this weekend.